Wildfire Resources in Nevada County

 CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans

   
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50 Fantastic Fire Science Resources

Every 23 seconds a fire erupts in the United States, according to the National Fire Protection Association, and, in 2011 alone, there were over 1.3 million fires that required fire department intervention. Not only are firefighters brave, they are also very busy!

Firefighters often begin their careers by volunteering at local firehouses, joining the junior firefighter league or undergoing training through municipal fire companies. They might also choose to pursue a program in fire science, a path that could end with an associate or bachelor’s degree. The following resources are meant to help aspiring firefighters understand what the job requires, plan for the education and training they will undergo and keep abreast of the field with the latest research, publications and blogs from firefighters who are in the line of duty every day.

50 Fantastic Fire Science Resources

 

California Forest Practice Rules
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The purpose of the Forest Practice Rules is to implement the provisions of the Z'berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act of 1973 in a manner consistent with other laws, including but not limited to, the Timberland Productivity Act of 1982, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) of 1970, the Porter Cologne Water Quality Act, and the California Endangered Species Act.

 

Shasta County Fire Department 2014 Master Plan
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The foundation of the Shasta County Fire Department's Master Plan is based on strategic goals designed to meet the challenges associated with providing an emergency response delivery system that evolves to meet changes in its demographics, society, economy, and climate.

 

Unit Strategic Fire Plan 2012: Lassen-Modoc-Plumas
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The Unit's Fire Management Plan is intended to provide information to CAL FIRE personnel, various County Boards of Supervisors, Fire Safe Councils and other stakeholders focused on identifying specific problem areas and solving the mutually agreed upon fire issues.

 

Show CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans Organizations & Professionals (5)
There are 5 resources serving Nevada County in the following categories:
map itMap of CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans Organizations & Professionals serving Nevada County
CalFire Units / Fire Plans
CalFire Resource Management
- Sacramento, CA
Fire Prevention Grants Program
Natalie Burke - Department of Forestry and Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
Fire Resilient- Latitudes and Attitudes
CA
Forest Health Grants - California Climate Investments
Kristen Merrill - Forest Health Program Coordinator - Sacramento, CA
Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
Brad Harris - Unit Chief - Auburn, CA

 Fire Management

   
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Fire Effects Information System

The Fire Effects Information System is an online collection of reviews of the scientific literature about fire effects on plants and animals and about fire regimes of plant communities in the United States. FEIS reviews are based on thorough literature searches, often supplemented with insights from field scientists and managers. FEIS provides reviews that are efficient to use, thoroughly documented, and defensible. Approximately 15 to 30 new or revised reviews are published in FEIS each year. There are 3 types of FEIS reviews:

  1. Species Reviews 
  2. Fire Studies 
  3. Fire Regime Syntheses 

 

50 Fantastic Fire Science Resources

Every 23 seconds a fire erupts in the United States, according to the National Fire Protection Association, and, in 2011 alone, there were over 1.3 million fires that required fire department intervention. Not only are firefighters brave, they are also very busy!

Firefighters often begin their careers by volunteering at local firehouses, joining the junior firefighter league or undergoing training through municipal fire companies. They might also choose to pursue a program in fire science, a path that could end with an associate or bachelor’s degree. The following resources are meant to help aspiring firefighters understand what the job requires, plan for the education and training they will undergo and keep abreast of the field with the latest research, publications and blogs from firefighters who are in the line of duty every day.

50 Fantastic Fire Science Resources

 

Fire Safety Guide Book

Approximately 140 students complete fire science programs every year in Arkansas at one of the state’s three accredited fire science schools. A significant number of these fire science graduates come out of the Arkansas Fire Training Academy at Southern Arkansas University Tech. Although the number of graduating fire science students is relatively low, their job prospects are wide-ranging. In addition to firefighting and fire service administration, potential career opportunities also include inspecting structures for fire safety or analyzing and investigating the causes of fires.

Fire science education in Arkansas is limited to certificates and associate degrees. Programs range in focus from fire and emergency response to fire science technology to fire services management. Degree programs explore the knowledge and skills that aspiring fire professionals need to enter the workforce, while also offering preparation for specialized career choices.

Fire Science Degree Programs

 

 

 

LANDFIRE Program

LANDFIRE - multi-partner wildland fire, ecosystem, and wildland fuel mapping projectLANDFIRE is a program that provides over 20 national geo-spatial layers (e.g. vegetation, fuel, disturbance, etc.), databases, and ecological models that are available to the public for the US and insular areas.

You can view and download products which are updated every two years to reflect change on the landscape over time. These data provide information for regional and national landscape strategic planning for fire and natural resource management activities.

 

Keep tabs on wildfire activity via this U.S. Geological Survey website, GeoMAC.

Point and Click to Track Wildfire Activity in the United States.  Wildfires continue to burn across much of the western United States, and 39,000 fires have scorched 5,899,245 acres this year as of August 7, 2017 according to the National Interagency Fire Center

 

Is Your Property Safe From Wildfire?
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Fire is an important natural process of forests and rangelands. But while fire plays an important role in the ecology of these areas, it can be devastating if homes, valuable timber, and range areas are destroyed.

 

After the Fires: Hydrophobic Soils
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Hydrophobic soils repel water. A thin layer of soil at or below the mineral soil surface can become hydrophobic after intense heating. The hydrophobic layer is the result of a waxy substance that is derived from plant material burned during a hot fire.

 

Get Read for Fire Season
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Homeowners' Checklist
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How to make your home fire safe.

 

California Fire Safe Council Brochure
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Our Mission: Mobilizing Californians to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfires.

 

Lack of prescribed burns fuels rise of megafires, ASU fire historian says
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Wildfire is a striking story, often filled with the drama of danger. But there's a narrative missing from many of the reports: We need more controlled fires to prevent these runaway infernos, said fire historian and Arizona State University Regents’ Professor Stephen Pyne.

 

A review of fire effects on vegetation and soils in the Great Basin Region: response and ecological site characteristics
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Abstract This review synthesizes the state of knowledge on fire effects on vegetation and soils in semi-arid ecosystems in the Great  Basin Region, including the central and northern Great Basin and Range, Columbia River Basin, and the Snake River Plain.

 

The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Science-Based Risk Analysis Report (Western Regional Risk Report)
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The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (Cohesive Strategy) is a bold, new national approach to the increasingly complex reality of wildland fire and land management, and fire response.

 

The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Action Plan
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The Western Regional Action Plan is part of the culmination of a three-year effort put into motion by the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act of 2009 (FLAME Act).

 

Wildfire and Vegetation Response to Climate Change
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Rachel Loehman of the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station presents this video short course on how climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems and discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.

 

Wildland Fire in Ecosystems
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Effects of Fire on Soil and Water

 

Reframing HRO A Focus on Behavior
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BLM Fire Preparedness Program Summary for 2014
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As fire seasons have tended to become longer and fire behavior more severe, questions inevitably arise among the public and media. “Is ...

 

Show Fire Management Organizations & Professionals (58)
There are 58 resources serving Nevada County in the following categories:
map itMap of Fire Management Organizations & Professionals serving Nevada County
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
California Forestry Association
David A. Bischel - President - Sacramento, CA
Christopher Hipkin
Statewide Forestry Services - Forester/Botanist/Pest Control Advisor - Fort Bragg, CA
Forester's Co-Op
- Grass Valley, CA
Inbound, LLC
Dillon Sanders - Managing Director, Founder - Portland, OR
Northern California Prescribed Fire Council
Lenya Quinn-Davidson - Director - Ukiah, CA
Foresters
William Keye
The ForestKeeperCA
Anne Heissenbuttel
Heissenbuttel Natural Resource Consulting - Pine Grove, CA
Bonnie J. Burchill, ACF
Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. - Forestry Operations Mgr. - Santa Rosa, CA
Brian Rueger
Integrated Forest Management LLC - Springville, CA
CA Forest Stewardship Helpline
Jeff Calvert - Forestry Assistance, California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
California Forestry Association
David A. Bischel - President - Sacramento, CA
Charll K. Stoneman, ACF
Stoneman Forestry Services - Eureka, CA
Christopher Hipkin
Statewide Forestry Services - Forester/Botanist/Pest Control Advisor - Fort Bragg, CA
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
Forest Landowners of California
- Folsom, CA
Forester's Co-Op
- Grass Valley, CA
George D. Gentry
Board of Forestry and Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
Glenn Zane
Continental Resource Solutions, Inc - Redding, CA
James D. Chapin, ACF
Shasta Land Management Consultants - Partner - Redding, CA
James L. Able
James L. Able Forestry Consultants Inc. - Eureka, CA
James L. Able Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Eureka, CA
Jeff Calvert
Calif. Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) - Stewardship Forester - Sacramento, CA
John W. Williams, ACF
Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. - President - Santa Rosa, CA
Keith Crummer
Professional Forestry Services LLC - Chester, CA
Lansing Thornton
Silviscript - Redding, CA
Laura Alber, MF
Urban Forest Consulting - Forester/Integrated Pest Management Expert - Oakland, CA
Leon J. Manich
California Reforestation, Inc. - President - Sonora, CA
Mark Rasmussen
Mason Bruce & Girard Inc. - Forester Planner & Economist - Portland, OR
Mary Huggins
- CAL FIRE Forester - South Lake Tahoe, CA
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Robert Galliano - Forester - Auburn, CA
Matt Greene
Matt Greene Forestry & Biological Consulting - Forester and Wildlife Biologist - Cazadero, CA
McKenzie River Associates LLC
James A. Mehrwein - President - Eugene, OR
Michael A. Atkins
- McKinleyville, CA
Michael Goodner
Cascade Resource Consultants - Burney, CA
Mitchell C. Haydon, ACF
Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. - Staff Forester - Santa Rosa, CA
Nicholas Kent, ACF
Kent and Associates - Forestville, CA
Ralph S. Osterling, ACF
Ralph Osterling Consultants Inc. - President - Moraga, CA
Randall C. Jacobszoon, ACF
Jacobszoon and Associates - Redwood Valley, CA
Roger Sternberg
Roger Sternberg Forestry and Land Conservation Consulting Services - Mendocino, CA
Ronald D. Hunt
Hunt Surveying & Forestry, Inc. - President - Eureka, CA
Ronald E. Stuntzner, ACF
Stuntzner Engineering & Forestry, LLC - Owner - Coos Bay, OR
Stuntzner Engineering and Forestry
Ron and Joyce Stuntzner - Coos Bay, OR
The California Arborists Association
Denise Hodge - Administrator - Napa, CA
Thomas Gaman
East-West Forestry Associates, Inc. - President - Inverness, CA
Tierra Resource Management
Steve Kohlmann, Ph.D., CWB - Principal - Fairfield, CA
Timothy English
Black Fox Timber Management Group - McCloud, CA
Warren R. Weathers, ACF
W.R. Weathers and Associates - Lowell, OR
William E. Kleiner
Western Timber Services, Inc. - President - Arcata, CA
William S. Dann, ACF
Natural Resources Management Corporation - President - Eureka, CA
Woodlot and Timber Services
Associated Oregon Loggers
Jim Geisinger - Executive Vice President - Salem, OR
Campbell Global, LLC
John Gilleland - Chief Executive Officer & Chairman - Portland, OR
Ecotrust Forest Management
Amrita Kumar - Director - Portland, OR
Forest Resources Association Inc. - Western Region
Vickie Hoffart - FRA Region Manager - Kennewick, WA
Forest2Market
- Eugene, OR
Forester's Co-Op
- Grass Valley, CA
James L. Able Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Eureka, CA
Stuntzner Engineering and Forestry
Ron and Joyce Stuntzner - Coos Bay, OR
William S. Dann, ACF
Natural Resources Management Corporation - President - Eureka, CA

 Firewise Communities

   
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Fire Effects Information System

The Fire Effects Information System is an online collection of reviews of the scientific literature about fire effects on plants and animals and about fire regimes of plant communities in the United States. FEIS reviews are based on thorough literature searches, often supplemented with insights from field scientists and managers. FEIS provides reviews that are efficient to use, thoroughly documented, and defensible. Approximately 15 to 30 new or revised reviews are published in FEIS each year. There are 3 types of FEIS reviews:

  1. Species Reviews 
  2. Fire Studies 
  3. Fire Regime Syntheses 

 

50 Fantastic Fire Science Resources

Every 23 seconds a fire erupts in the United States, according to the National Fire Protection Association, and, in 2011 alone, there were over 1.3 million fires that required fire department intervention. Not only are firefighters brave, they are also very busy!

Firefighters often begin their careers by volunteering at local firehouses, joining the junior firefighter league or undergoing training through municipal fire companies. They might also choose to pursue a program in fire science, a path that could end with an associate or bachelor’s degree. The following resources are meant to help aspiring firefighters understand what the job requires, plan for the education and training they will undergo and keep abreast of the field with the latest research, publications and blogs from firefighters who are in the line of duty every day.

50 Fantastic Fire Science Resources

 

Fire Safety Guide Book

Approximately 140 students complete fire science programs every year in Arkansas at one of the state’s three accredited fire science schools. A significant number of these fire science graduates come out of the Arkansas Fire Training Academy at Southern Arkansas University Tech. Although the number of graduating fire science students is relatively low, their job prospects are wide-ranging. In addition to firefighting and fire service administration, potential career opportunities also include inspecting structures for fire safety or analyzing and investigating the causes of fires.

Fire science education in Arkansas is limited to certificates and associate degrees. Programs range in focus from fire and emergency response to fire science technology to fire services management. Degree programs explore the knowledge and skills that aspiring fire professionals need to enter the workforce, while also offering preparation for specialized career choices.

Fire Science Degree Programs

 

 

 

LANDFIRE Program

LANDFIRE - multi-partner wildland fire, ecosystem, and wildland fuel mapping projectLANDFIRE is a program that provides over 20 national geo-spatial layers (e.g. vegetation, fuel, disturbance, etc.), databases, and ecological models that are available to the public for the US and insular areas.

You can view and download products which are updated every two years to reflect change on the landscape over time. These data provide information for regional and national landscape strategic planning for fire and natural resource management activities.

 

Keep tabs on wildfire activity via this U.S. Geological Survey website, GeoMAC.

Point and Click to Track Wildfire Activity in the United States.  Wildfires continue to burn across much of the western United States, and 39,000 fires have scorched 5,899,245 acres this year as of August 7, 2017 according to the National Interagency Fire Center

 

Fire Adapted Communities Reference Guide
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This guide is designed to help leaders, planners, emergency professionals, and citizens learn the best approaches and programs to help their community become more fire adapted.

 

Firewise Recognition Program: Community Assessment Template
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This text is prepared for the use of individuals conducting community assessments as a part of the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program.

 

The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Action Plan
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The Western Regional Action Plan is part of the culmination of a three-year effort put into motion by the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act of 2009 (FLAME Act).

 

Firewise Volunteer Tools
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To qualify as a recognized Firewise Communities/USA site, NFPA's Firewise Communities programs asks you to document your investment in these Firewise efforts by tracking any expenses, grants received, and especially time spent by volunteers in making your community safer from wildfire.

 

Firewise Activities Matching Funds Recording Sheet
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Learn what qualifies for matching funds for Firewise grants.

 

Firewise Volunteer/In-kind Tracking Sheet
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Firewise Volunteer Time Sheet
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A User Guide to the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program
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This guide is provided as a general reference and resource for those interested or planning to become a recognized Firewise community.

 

Firewise Application 2015
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Upon completion of the recognition criteria outline in this application, please submit this for to your Firewise State Liaison for review and approval.

 

Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
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About Your Firewise Investment
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Investing in local Firewise actions proves that your community takes wildfire safety seriously.

 

BLM Fire Preparedness Program Summary for 2014
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As fire seasons have tended to become longer and fire behavior more severe, questions inevitably arise among the public and media. “Is ...

 

Show Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals (8)
There are 8 resources serving Nevada County in the following categories:
map itMap of Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals serving Nevada County
Fire Safe Councils
California Fire Safe Council, Inc
Amber Gardner - Clearinghouse Manager - Glendora, CA
Fire Safe Council of Nevada County
Joanne Drummond - Executive Director - Grass Valley, CA
Yuba Watershed Protection & Fire Safe Council
Martha Burke - Council Coordinator & Facilitator/ RPF Forester - Grass Valley, CA
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
California Forestry Association
David A. Bischel - President - Sacramento, CA
Christopher Hipkin
Statewide Forestry Services - Forester/Botanist/Pest Control Advisor - Fort Bragg, CA
Forester's Co-Op
- Grass Valley, CA
Inbound, LLC
Dillon Sanders - Managing Director, Founder - Portland, OR
Northern California Prescribed Fire Council
Lenya Quinn-Davidson - Director - Ukiah, CA
 

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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News Items
After Action Review released for the Carr Fire - Wildfire Today
4/17/2019 4:55:00 PM
After Action Review released for the Carr Fire    Wildfire Today The National Park *Service* has released an After Action Review (ARR) for the Carr Fire that burned into Redding, California in July, 2018. Ignited by the ...

Photos: Destined to burn - Napa Valley Register
4/17/2019 3:19:00 PM
Photos: Destined to burn    Napa Valley Register The Associated Press teamed up with some of the state's largest news organizations to do an exhaustive survey of the risk of wildfire throughout California.

Safety rules give homes better chance in wildfires - The Columbian
4/14/2019 10:19:00 PM
Safety rules give homes better chance in wildfires    The Columbian SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than 2.7 million Californians live in areas that are at very high risk for wildfires, according to our analysis of census data and state ...

CAL FIRE Funds Projects to Restore the Health and Resiliency of California's Forests within the NEU Unit - YubaNet
4/10/2019 5:21:00 PM
CAL FIRE Funds Projects to Restore the Health and Resiliency of California's Forests within the NEU Unit    YubaNet Auburn April 10, 2019 – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) announced the Department has awarded over $63 million in ...

Cambrians are concerned about wildfire this summer. Here’s what they’re doing about it - San Luis Obispo Tribune
4/9/2019 7:22:00 PM
Cambrians are concerned about wildfire this summer. Here’s what they’re doing about it    San Luis Obispo Tribune Cambria, California, residents, along with government officials and experts, are preparing for the threat of wildfire this summer in the Cambria FireSafe Group.

California Adopts Wildfire Prevention Strategies, Invokes State of Emergency | Best States - U.S. News & World Report
4/5/2019 1:14:00 PM
California Adopts Wildfire Prevention Strategies, Invokes State of Emergency | Best States    U.S. News & World Report LOS ANGELES — As the 2019 California wildfire season approaches, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a 12-month State of Emergency in late March to ramp up ...

What is the toll? California’s worsening wildfires, explained - Chico Enterprise-Record
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
What is the toll? California’s worsening wildfires, explained    Chico Enterprise-Record By Julie Cart and Judy Lin. If it seems that wildfires are burning nearly all the time these days, that there's no longer a definable fire season in California, you're ...

California's worsening wildfires, explained - CALmatters
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
California's worsening wildfires, explained    CALmatters In California, wildfire season is more destructive and nearly year-round. CALmatters explores why, and what could help fireproof the state.

Poll: Californians Give Newsom Agenda Rave Reviews | The California Report - KQED
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Poll: Californians Give Newsom Agenda Rave Reviews | The California Report    KQED Californians are widely supportive of Gov. Gavin Newsom's policy agenda, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California.

Citing letter from state AG, panel puts 'mega-resort' near Soledad on hold again - The Salinas Californian
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Citing letter from state AG, panel puts 'mega-resort' near Soledad on hold again    The Salinas Californian A "mega-resort" outside Soledad is once again on hold after a last-minute influx of comments that includes a letter opposing the project from the state's attorney ...

Crews Clear Out Ukiah Forest To Prevent Future Wildfires - CBS San Francisco
3/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Crews Clear Out Ukiah Forest To Prevent Future Wildfires    CBS San Francisco UKIAH (KPIX 5) — Just three days after California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a wildfire state of emergency, 35 high-priority fire safety projects are ...

Newsom declares wildfire emergency, waives environmental rules to expedite projects - Los Angeles Times
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Newsom declares wildfire emergency, waives environmental rules to expedite projects    Los Angeles Times Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a wildfire state of emergency in California on Friday and waived environmental regulations to expedite nearly three dozen local ...

Disaster preparedness topic of supervisors' meeting | Calaveras County's Most Trusted News Source - Calaveras Enterprise
3/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Disaster preparedness topic of supervisors' meeting | Calaveras County's Most Trusted News Source    Calaveras Enterprise The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors heard from county department heads and fire district chiefs, as well as officials with the California Department of ...

Landowners aim to fight fire with fire - Benitolink: San Benito County News
3/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Landowners aim to fight fire with fire    Benitolink: San Benito County News The 2018 wildfire season in California was devastating, which left local landowners to consider how future blazes can be prevented. Their solution: more fire.

Prescribed fire gains momentum - YubaNet
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Prescribed fire gains momentum    YubaNet March 13, 2019 – As Californians know too well, the 2018 wildfire season was historically severe. But for prescribed fire — fire set deliberately to achieve ...

The Karuk Tribe fights a growing wildfire threat and a lack of funding - High Country News
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Karuk Tribe fights a growing wildfire threat and a lack of funding    High Country News Surrounded by forests they often can't manage without breaking the law, California tribes struggle to protect themselves from wildfires.

Cal Fire seeks to lift restrictions for forest management ahead of wildfires - Fairfield Daily Republic
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cal Fire seeks to lift restrictions for forest management ahead of wildfires    Fairfield Daily Republic FAIRFIELD — Ahead of what could be another significantly dangerous wildfire season, California's fire agency is asking Gov. Gavin Newsom for relief from ...

Cal Fire recommends aggressive plans to reduce fire risk in California, Bay Area - KGO-TV
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cal Fire recommends aggressive plans to reduce fire risk in California, Bay Area    KGO-TV With as much rain as has fallen recently in the area, that's going to foster tree and vegetation growth. That, in turn, could lead to higher fire risk later in the year.

Cal Fire Details Plan to Focus on Forest Management to Protect Homes From Wildfires - KTLA Los Angeles
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cal Fire Details Plan to Focus on Forest Management to Protect Homes From Wildfires    KTLA Los Angeles After successive years of devastating wildfires, California's fire agency announced a plan Tuesday that would dramatically increase the removal of dead trees ...

California wildfires: Report names priority projects for thinning vegetation - San Francisco Chronicle
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
California wildfires: Report names priority projects for thinning vegetation    San Francisco Chronicle Cal Fire released a 28-page report, requested by Gov. Newsom, listing the most important fuel-reduction projects for the state, including some in the Bay Area.

Boeing Sued Over Deadly California Wildfire | The Recorder - Law.com
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Boeing Sued Over Deadly California Wildfire | The Recorder    Law.com A new lawsuit blamed Boeing along with Southern California Edison for causing the Woolsey Fire which scorched more than 100000 acres in Southern ...

Laguna Beach looks for lessons from devastating Paradise fire - Los Angeles Times
2/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Laguna Beach looks for lessons from devastating Paradise fire    Los Angeles Times Laguna Beach officials toured Paradise, the Northern California town decimated by the Camp Fire in November, to learn from fire experts there.

The new Director of CAL FIRE addressed climate change - 9 years ago - Wildfire Today
1/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
The new Director of CAL FIRE addressed climate change - 9 years ago    Wildfire Today The new Director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection had strong feelings about climate change before that was cool. (And some people ...

PG&E Plans To File For Bankruptcy Over Possible Liability In California Wildfires - NPR
1/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
PG&E Plans To File For Bankruptcy Over Possible Liability In California Wildfires    NPR The utility says it could be facing tens of billions in liability costs connected to the 2017 and 2018 Northern California wildfires. PG&E also says its CEO is ...

CA, FEMA launch cleanup after Camp Fire as Pelosi seeks review - The Modesto Bee
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
CA, FEMA launch cleanup after Camp Fire as Pelosi seeks review    The Modesto Bee California's cleanup of the Camp Fire, the largest post-disaster project of its kind in state history, is only weeks old. But already, questions and concerns are ...

Newsom Pledges Investments To Fight, Prevent California Wildfires - Capital Public Radio News
1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Newsom Pledges Investments To Fight, Prevent California Wildfires    Capital Public Radio News (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday pledged *fresh* investments to prevent, fight and escape wildfires, including millions to help local governments improve ...

Hardening the homefront | Calaveras County's Most Trusted News Source - Calaveras Enterprise
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hardening the homefront | Calaveras County's Most Trusted News Source    Calaveras Enterprise Devastating wildfires destroyed tens of thousands of California homes this past year. The Camp Fire alone obliterated over 18000 structures, nearly 14000 of ...

Private woodlands lost to California wildfire — and may not be replaced - San Francisco Chronicle
12/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Private woodlands lost to California wildfire — and may not be replaced    San Francisco Chronicle Tens of thousands of acres of private woodlands in California are being gobbled up by wildfires as the state gets warmer, winters get shorter and fuel gets drier ...

How Governmental Failure Amplified the Devastation of California's Carr Fire - Pacific Standard
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
How Governmental Failure Amplified the Devastation of California's Carr Fire    Pacific Standard Every level of government understood the dangers of a potential fire in the region but took few, if any, of the steps needed to prevent catastrophe.

California Knew the Carr Wildfire Could Happen. It Failed to Prevent it. - ProPublica
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
California Knew the Carr Wildfire Could Happen. It Failed to Prevent it.    ProPublica Dozens of interviews and a review of records show that virtually every aspect of the blaze had been forecast and worried over for years. Every level of ...

'Living under a time bomb': California communities scramble to avoid becoming the next wildfire tragedy - The Washington Post
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Living under a time bomb': California communities scramble to avoid becoming the next wildfire tragedy    The Washington Post The deadliest wildfire in California history was blazing far away from here, about a 75-mile drive north in the town of Paradise, but Mark Cooper and Galen Ellis ...

California Wildfires - San Francisco Chronicle
12/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
California Wildfires    San Francisco Chronicle California wildfires: Complete coverage of recent fire seasons.

Number of Missing in Northern California Wildfire Falls to 25 - The Weather Channel
12/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Number of Missing in Northern California Wildfire Falls to 25    The Weather Channel The list of people reported missing after California's deadliest wildfire has fallen to 25, the Butte County Sheriff's Office has announced. The office added that ...

California is planning a technology conference to help it fight wildfires - StateScoop
11/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
California is planning a technology conference to help it fight wildfires    StateScoop Throughout what's already been the most destructive year for wildfires in recent memory, California has repeatedly developed technology-driven solutions to ...

California fires update: Heavy rain may trigger mudslides in areas recovering from California wildfire - Containment, evacuations, air quality, missing, death toll, map in Camp, Woolsey fires today - CBS News
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
California fires update: Heavy rain may trigger mudslides in areas recovering from California wildfire - Containment, evacuations, air quality, missing, death toll, map in Camp, Woolsey fires today    CBS News Officials said Wednesday two more people were found dead from the state's wildfires and the amount missing was lowered.

NASA Mobilizes to Aid California Fires Response - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
NASA Mobilizes to Aid California Fires Response    Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA researchers are working daily to produce damage assessments and other products that could help disaster managers who have been battling two ...

Conditions in local hills are ripe for wildfire - Mountain View Voice
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Conditions in local hills are ripe for wildfire    Mountain View Voice The Bay Area, including the Midpeninsula, at great risk for a large fire similar to the Camp Fire in Butte County, a California Department of Forestry and Fire ...

California isn’t built for 21st century wildfires—here’s what the state could do about that - CALmatters
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
California isn’t built for 21st century wildfires—here’s what the state could do about that    CALmatters As California fires worsen, larger swaths of the population will find themselves living in high-risk regions of state maps now being revised.

Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits - KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits    KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento Many have gathered at a vigil in Chico to remember those lost to the wildfire. See the vigil live below.

California's next governor hopes to get the jump on fires by expanding the state's high-tech early warning camera system - CNBC
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
California's next governor hopes to get the jump on fires by expanding the state's high-tech early warning camera system    CNBC Residences leveled by the wildfire line a neighborhood in Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. The California Department of Forestry and Fire ...

Catastrophic wildfires and climate change lead to growing acceptance of 'pyrosilviculture' - YubaNet
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Catastrophic wildfires and climate change lead to growing acceptance of 'pyrosilviculture'    YubaNet Nov. 15, 2018 – For millennia, fires periodically burned through California forests, thinning trees, reducing shrubbery and clearing out downed branches and ...

California’s year-round wildfire threat: Why aren’t communities doing more? - San Francisco Chronicle
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
California’s year-round wildfire threat: Why aren’t communities doing more?    San Francisco Chronicle The latest eruptions of flame that incinerated homes and killed people as they fled for their lives are horrific reminders that the Golden State has become a ...

Despite fire after fire, Paradise continued to boom — until California's worst wildfire hit - Los Angeles Times
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Despite fire after fire, Paradise continued to boom — until California's worst wildfire hit    Los Angeles Times Paradise boomed over the last four decades as a popular retirement spot even though fires destroyed homes every few years. The influx set up the Sierra Ridge ...

California wildfire: What we know about the Camp Fire - San Francisco Chronicle
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
California wildfire: What we know about the Camp Fire    San Francisco Chronicle The massive Camp Fire that exploded near Chico in Butte County has killed 42 people, more than any other wildfire in California's recorded history. At least 228 ...

Emotional Rescues During California Wildfire - Firefighter Nation
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Emotional Rescues During California Wildfire    Firefighter Nation The fire that leveled the town of 27000 people and claimed at least 23 lives roared in so fast that for the first 24 hours, there was virtually no firefight at all — just ...

'Hell was knocking on our door': Paradise is lost, but it's happened before - The Sacramento Bee
11/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Hell was knocking on our door': Paradise is lost, but it's happened before    The Sacramento Bee The Northern California town of Paradise has long faced risk of wildfire destruction, but had survived until this week's Camp Fire burned thousands of homes.

Firefighters Able to Hold Woolsey Containment, But Danger Remains - NBC Southern California
11/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Firefighters Able to Hold Woolsey Containment, But Danger Remains    NBC Southern California Despite the return of threatening Santa Ana winds, a combined force of firefighters battling the deadly Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties was ...

Butte CA Camp Fire burns homes, forces evacuations - The Modesto Bee
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Butte CA Camp Fire burns homes, forces evacuations    The Modesto Bee Evacuations and updates on the Camp Fire in Butte County, California: The wildfire forced evacuations of most of the town of Paradise, has destroyed homes ...

Getting Back What You Lost — Rebuilding In A Wildfire Zone - NPR
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Getting Back What You Lost — Rebuilding In A Wildfire Zone    NPR In northern California, homes are being rebuilt in the same area that burned to the ground in last year's Tubbs Fire. Despite the risk, a severe housing shortage ...

Fighting fire with fire | Calaveras County's Most Trusted News Source - Calaveras Enterprise
10/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fighting fire with fire | Calaveras County's Most Trusted News Source    Calaveras Enterprise Landowners heard from personnel from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection personnel and the Stanislaus National Forest, in addition to ...

California Fire Plan Released - State's Road Map For Reducing The Risk Of Wildfire - Sierra Sun Times
9/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
California Fire Plan Released - State's Road Map For Reducing The Risk Of Wildfire    Sierra Sun Times 2017 Railroad Fire in Madera and Mariposa Counties Credit: Madera County Sheriff's Office Read the Road Map September 16, 2018 - The California Fire Plan ...

California adopts new strategic fire plan to combat wildfires - KRCRTV.COM
8/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
California adopts new strategic fire plan to combat wildfires    KRCRTV.COM The California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection (Board) took action last week by adopting their 2018 Strategic Fire Plan.The Strategic Fire Plan for California ...

California 2018 fire season stresses firefighter families - Sacramento Bee
8/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
California 2018 fire season stresses firefighter families    Sacramento Bee Melissa Morgado began 2018 trying to solve an arithmetic problem: How many nights did she and her firefighter husband spend apart because of work in the ...

Cal Fire: Statewide wildfire updates; Carr Fire deemed 7th most destructive fire in California history - Sierra Sun
7/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Cal Fire: Statewide wildfire updates; Carr Fire deemed 7th most destructive fire in California history    Sierra Sun Today, more than 12300 firefighters remain on the lines of 15 large wildfires burning across California. To date, these fires have burned over 280000 acres and ...

3 practical steps to reduce wildfires in California - San Francisco Chronicle
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
3 practical steps to reduce wildfires in California    San Francisco Chronicle A single forest fire can release four or five times as much greenhouse gas than are reduced by a year's worth of government-regulated industry and personal ...

Carr Fire: Raging wildfire Northern California turns deadly, reaches Redding, forces "mass evacuations" – latest updates and California fire map - CBS News
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Carr Fire: Raging wildfire Northern California turns deadly, reaches Redding, forces "mass evacuations" – latest updates and California fire map    CBS News In all, an estimated 37000 people have fled from Carr Fire, which began Monday and tripled in size overnight Thursday.

California lawmakers could change law to help utilities offset wildfire risk and save them billions of dollars - CNBC
7/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
California lawmakers could change law to help utilities offset wildfire risk and save them billions of dollars    CNBC California lawmakers are looking at legislation that would provide liability relief for utilities in the state that face billions of dollars in risk from wildfires.

Cal Fire Says It’s Focusing on Fire Prevention; But Critics Say Current Efforts Leave State Vulnerable to More Mega Fires - NBC Bay Area
11/7/2017 3:00:00 AM
Cal Fire Says It’s Focusing on Fire Prevention; But Critics Say Current Efforts Leave State Vulnerable to More Mega Fires    NBC Bay Area Wildfire scientists say that to prevent another mega fire, Northern California needs to quickly expand its fire prevention programs. The NBC Bay Area ...

Fire Management News Items
California Governor proposes changes to fire management and prevention - Wildfire Today
4/19/2019 3:30:53 PM
California Governor proposes changes to fire management and prevention    Wildfire Today Since California Governor Gavin Newsom's inauguration in January he has proposed a number of initiatives that he hopes will help mitigate the damages ...

After Action Review released for the Carr Fire - Wildfire Today
4/17/2019 4:55:00 PM
After Action Review released for the Carr Fire    Wildfire Today The National Park *Service* has released an After Action Review (ARR) for the Carr Fire that burned into Redding, California in July, 2018. Ignited by the ...

Researcher finds that Native Americans ignited more fires than lightning - Wildfire Today
4/15/2019 12:19:00 PM
Researcher finds that Native Americans ignited more fires than lightning    Wildfire Today A California professor's dissertation has won a prestigious award for her work that determined fires 1,500 years ago in the Sequoia National Forest in Southern ...

Southern California Edison Installs Fire Watch Cameras - Mountain News
4/11/2019 1:31:37 PM
Southern California Edison Installs Fire Watch Cameras    Mountain News In an effort to increase their wildfire mitigation program, Southern California Edison has installed 78 cameras in high fire-risk areas that can be monitored around ...

The Riggs Report: How NASA technology is supercharging California’s snowpack data - KCRA Sacramento
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Riggs Report: How NASA technology is supercharging California’s snowpack data    KCRA Sacramento It was in 1929, back when people drove Model A Fords, that California first launched its annual snow survey program in order to better predict water supplies for ...

Firefighting aircraft ‘increasingly ineffective’ amid worsening wildfires - Los Angeles Times
4/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Firefighting aircraft ‘increasingly ineffective’ amid worsening wildfires    Los Angeles Times The state is poised to spend $273 million on new firefighting aircraft, but the tools won't help fight the most devastating kinds of blazes California has seen of ...

Everything You Need to Know About California's Increasingly Catastrophic Wildfire Situation - KQED
4/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Everything You Need to Know About California's Increasingly Catastrophic Wildfire Situation    KQED The increasing size, cost and human toll of California wildfires are becoming a permanent part of life in the state. From housing to health, CALmatters pro.

Helping neighbors: Butte gets $178K for fighting Montana, California wildfires - Montana Standard
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Helping neighbors: Butte gets $178K for fighting Montana, California wildfires    Montana Standard Butte-Silver Bow is getting more than $175000 to cover wages and benefits it paid its firefighters to battle wildfires elsewhere last year, including the largest ever ...

What is the toll? California’s worsening wildfires, explained - Chico Enterprise-Record
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
What is the toll? California’s worsening wildfires, explained    Chico Enterprise-Record By Julie Cart and Judy Lin. If it seems that wildfires are burning nearly all the time these days, that there's no longer a definable fire season in California, you're ...

California's worsening wildfires, explained - CALmatters
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
California's worsening wildfires, explained    CALmatters In California, wildfire season is more destructive and nearly year-round. CALmatters explores why, and what could help fireproof the state.

Weekender | Taking fire back: Why California must combat fire suppression - Daily Californian
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Weekender | Taking fire back: Why California must combat fire suppression    Daily Californian Although fall fires occur like clockwork every year, it must be said that the significant increase in fire-related deaths and devastations over the past two decades ...

Weekender | Editors' Note: March 29 - Daily Californian
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Weekender | Editors' Note: March 29    Daily Californian This week's spring break swept the majority of UC Berkeley's student population out of town, but Weekender writers still had much to say about the state of ...

Losing Paradise: The "New Normal" of California Wildfires - CALIFORNIA
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Losing Paradise: The "New Normal" of California Wildfires    CALIFORNIA On the morning of November 8, 2018, Don Peck awoke to the sound of bombs going off. “It was boom, boom, boom,” recalls the retired jeweler, who had slept in ...

Wildfire Risks of Proposed Water Quality & Tree Protection Ordinance - Lake Berryessa News
3/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wildfire Risks of Proposed Water Quality & Tree Protection Ordinance    Lake Berryessa News March 23, 2019. Board of Supervisors. County of Napa California. RE: Proposed Water Quality & Tree Protection Ordinance. Dear Supervisors: Please vote “no” ...

California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency Over Wildfires - HuffPost
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency Over Wildfires    HuffPost Gavin Newsom announced an "emergency in advance of an emergency" in hopes avoiding a repeat of 2018's record-breaking fire season.

Prescribed fire gains momentum - YubaNet
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Prescribed fire gains momentum    YubaNet March 13, 2019 – As Californians know too well, the 2018 wildfire season was historically severe. But for prescribed fire — fire set deliberately to achieve ...

Wet winters no longer ease California's wildfire risk - Futurity: Research News
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wet winters no longer ease California's wildfire risk    Futurity: Research News "Fire not being influenced by moisture anymore? That is surprising. It's going to be a problem for people, for firefighters, for society."

California's 2018 Was the Worst Ever Recorded for Wildfires - Gizmodo
3/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
California's 2018 Was the Worst Ever Recorded for Wildfires    Gizmodo California's 2018 is officially the worst year for wildfires in recorded state history, the Los Angeles Times reported on Saturday, citing the National Interagency ...

Heavy Winter Precipitation May Not Impact Fire Season in California - Pacific Standard
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Heavy Winter Precipitation May Not Impact Fire Season in California    Pacific Standard Wet weather may seem like good news for the drought-plagued state, but a new study finds that it will have minimal effects on wildfire season.

California winter rains used to ward off wildfires — but not anymore, new study finds - Sacramento Bee
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
California winter rains used to ward off wildfires — but not anymore, new study finds    Sacramento Bee California winter rain was historically followed by less severe summer fires, but fire management and climate change altered that, researchers write in a study ...

70 high-tech cameras installed in Southern California provide eyes on fire prone areas - Phys.Org
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
70 high-tech cameras installed in Southern California provide eyes on fire prone areas    Phys.Org ALERTWildfire cameras on top of Santiago Peak in Orange County, Calif., inform fire officials with views of the Holy Fire in August 2018. Credit: University of ...

How the Shutdown Affected Fire Prevention and Mitigation Work in California - Pacific Standard
2/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
How the Shutdown Affected Fire Prevention and Mitigation Work in California    Pacific Standard The five-week partial government shutdown fell during a critical window for fire-prone states to lessen the impact of the coming fire season through prescribed ...

California Fire Safe Council Announces 2019 Officers and Board - Insurance Journal
2/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
California Fire Safe Council Announces 2019 Officers and Board    Insurance Journal The California Fire Safe Council on Tuesday announced a list of new officers of the board of directors. Jerry Davies has been elected to a fifth term as.

Cal Fire introduces new plan to prevent, reduce wildfires - KCRA Sacramento
1/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cal Fire introduces new plan to prevent, reduce wildfires    KCRA Sacramento California announced a plan Tuesday that would be a more aggressive approach to fighting wildfires. Cal Fire wants to put more helicopters, bulldozers and ...

Livestock grazing helps California tackle wildfire - Feedstuffs
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Livestock grazing helps California tackle wildfire    Feedstuffs California is searching for solutions to the wildfire crisis, and livestock ranchers believe they can help, according to an announcement from the University of ...

What PG&E bankruptcy could mean for fire prevention efforts - San Francisco Chronicle
1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
What PG&E bankruptcy could mean for fire prevention efforts    San Francisco Chronicle The pending bankruptcy of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. amid a flurry of lawsuits over the devastating Northern California wildfires has sparked widespread ...

Trump threatens to cut off disaster funding for California fire victims - Los Angeles Times
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump threatens to cut off disaster funding for California fire victims    Los Angeles Times President Trump injected new uncertainty into California's wildfire recovery efforts, tweeting early Wednesday that he has ordered the Federal Emergency ...

Here's how Paradise ignored warnings and became a deathtrap - Los Angeles Times
12/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Here's how Paradise ignored warnings and became a deathtrap    Los Angeles Times After California's worst wildfire, local and state officials said the tragedy of the Camp fire was unavoidable. But a Times investigation found authorities ignored ...

How Governmental Failure Amplified the Devastation of California's Carr Fire - Pacific Standard
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
How Governmental Failure Amplified the Devastation of California's Carr Fire    Pacific Standard Every level of government understood the dangers of a potential fire in the region but took few, if any, of the steps needed to prevent catastrophe.

California Knew the Carr Wildfire Could Happen. It Failed to Prevent it. - ProPublica
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
California Knew the Carr Wildfire Could Happen. It Failed to Prevent it.    ProPublica Dozens of interviews and a review of records show that virtually every aspect of the blaze had been forecast and worried over for years. Every level of ...

Report Rips “Budget Busting” Choices in 2016 California Wildfire Fight - NBC Southern California
12/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Report Rips “Budget Busting” Choices in 2016 California Wildfire Fight    NBC Southern California A new report criticizes decisions made to stop a 2016 fire in California's Big Sur area that became the costliest wildfire fight in U.S. history.

California is planning a technology conference to help it fight wildfires - StateScoop
11/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
California is planning a technology conference to help it fight wildfires    StateScoop Throughout what's already been the most destructive year for wildfires in recent memory, California has repeatedly developed technology-driven solutions to ...

Opinion | To Help Prevent the Next Big Wildfire, Let the Forest Burn - New York Times
11/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Opinion | To Help Prevent the Next Big Wildfire, Let the Forest Burn    New York Times California needs to abandon the idea that trees are always worth saving and that fire is always a threat. Instead, it should let modest wildfires burn.

The President expands on his comments about the wildfires in California - Wildfire Today
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
The President expands on his comments about the wildfires in California    Wildfire Today Several times over the last month President Trump has expressed his opinions about wildland fire management. On two occasions he said forests were being ...

Trump's Right About California's Fires: It Wasn't Climate Change; Two New California Laws Prove It - Forbes
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump's Right About California's Fires: It Wasn't Climate Change; Two New California Laws Prove It    Forbes Yet in spite of blaming climate change and attacking President Trump for suggesting bad environmental policies made California's fires worse, California's ...

Better Forest Management Won't End Wildfires, But It Can Reduce the Risks - Truthout
11/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Better Forest Management Won't End Wildfires, But It Can Reduce the Risks    Truthout President Donald Trump's recent comments blaming forest managers for catastrophic California wildfires have been met with outrage and ridicule from the ...

Trump Repeatedly Errs on California Wildfires - FactCheck.org
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump Repeatedly Errs on California Wildfires    FactCheck.org Over the past two weekends, as two major wildfires devastated communities in Northern and Southern California, President Donald Trump has inaccurately ...

Climate Change Does More Than 'Maybe Contribute a Little Bit': Debunking Trump's California Wildfire Claims - Pacific Standard
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Climate Change Does More Than 'Maybe Contribute a Little Bit': Debunking Trump's California Wildfire Claims    Pacific Standard What research tells us about the impact of climate change, forest management, and more on California's fires.

Trump tours wildfire damage in California, meets with firefighters - ABC News
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump tours wildfire damage in California, meets with firefighters    ABC News President Donald Trump surveyed the devastation from the California wildfires on Saturday, touring a neighborhood in badly ravaged Paradise and another in ...

President Trump is wrong about wildfire prevention - CNN
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
President Trump is wrong about wildfire prevention    CNN With the loss of thousands of homes and dozens of lives in the California wildfires, people are looking for answers as they try to understand how a tragedy such ...

How Misguided Environmentalism Is To Blame For California's Wildfires - The Federalist
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
How Misguided Environmentalism Is To Blame For California's Wildfires    The Federalist The saddest part about these fires in California is that they are self inflicted. Californians should not allow such mismanagement to continue.

California wildfires weren't always this destructive - High Country News
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
California wildfires weren't always this destructive    High Country News This article was originally published by Northern California Public Media and is republished here with permission. Alice Lincoln-Cook understands why burning ...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Visits California To See Destruction From Wildfires - NPR
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Visits California To See Destruction From Wildfires    NPR Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited two wildfire areas in California on Wednesday. The administration and the state have clashed over the reasons behind the ...

CNN meteorologist fact-checks President's claims California fires due to poor forest management - Wildfire Today
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
CNN meteorologist fact-checks President's claims California fires due to poor forest management    Wildfire Today Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

Analysis | The Energy 202: Republicans resist Trump's threat to cut funding over California's wildfires - The Washington Post
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Analysis | The Energy 202: Republicans resist Trump's threat to cut funding over California's wildfires    The Washington Post I don't think it's appropriate to threaten funding," said Sen. Cory Gardner.

Top senator: Dems. will ask for $720 million for California fire relief - The Mercury News
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Top senator: Dems. will ask for $720 million for California fire relief    The Mercury News By Erica Werner | Washington Post. WASHINGTON – The top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee said Monday that Democrats will push for $720 ...

Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management - Phys.Org
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management    Phys.Org Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play a major role, despite President Donald Trump's ...

Jim Carrey Burns Trump Over California Fires Tweet in Latest Artwork - TheWrap
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Jim Carrey Burns Trump Over California Fires Tweet in Latest Artwork    TheWrap "How do YOU spell infantile?!" actor/artist Jim Carrey asks in his latest piece roasting Trump.

Trump Threatens to Withhold Federal Funds Over California Forest Mismanagement - The New American
11/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump Threatens to Withhold Federal Funds Over California Forest Mismanagement    The New American As the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire on the northern outskirts of Los Angeles burn out of control, President Trump declared a federal ...

Trump criticizes California fire management as 'so poor' in tweet - Atlanta Journal Constitution
11/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump criticizes California fire management as 'so poor' in tweet    Atlanta Journal Constitution As fires forced more than 200,000 to flee their homes in Southern California on Friday, President Donald Trump criticized forest management and suggested in a ...

Trump Is Wrong About What Is Causing the Devastating Fires in California - Slate
11/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump Is Wrong About What Is Causing the Devastating Fires in California    Slate On Saturday morning, Donald Trump tweeted about the wildfires currently burning in both Northern and Southern California: There is no reason for these ...

OSU professor: Many local towns face risk of California-like wildfire destruction - KATU
11/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
OSU professor: Many local towns face risk of California-like wildfire destruction    KATU John Bailey, an Oregon State University College of Forestry professor, told KATU the wildfire destruction that's currently devastating parts of California could ...

Updates: California Camp Fire Now 100% Contained After Wildfire Death Toll Rises To 88 The Camp - BuzzFeed News
11/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Updates: California Camp Fire Now 100% Contained After Wildfire Death Toll Rises To 88 The Camp    BuzzFeed News The Camp fire in Northern California has become the deadliest and most destructive in state history, while another major blaze near Los Angeles forced ...

TRUMP attacks CALIFORNIA on water, fire management -- FOX apologizes for KAMALA photos in crime segment -- BERNIE headed to SoCal, Bay Area -- S.F. allowing non-citizens to vote - Politico
10/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
TRUMP attacks CALIFORNIA on water, fire management -- FOX apologizes for KAMALA photos in crime segment -- BERNIE headed to SoCal, Bay Area -- S.F. allowing non-citizens to vote    Politico THE BUZZ: President Donald Trump on Tuesday returned to one of his favorite topics: California water policy. In a gaggle in the Oval Office, he repeated ...

Trump attacks California over water, fire management | TheHill - The Hill
10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump attacks California over water, fire management | TheHill    The Hill President Trump on Tuesday volleyed a number of attacks at California over the state's water practices and fire management, going so far as to threaten ...

Fuel Matters: Why Wildfire Behavior Depends on What's Burning - KQED
10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fuel Matters: Why Wildfire Behavior Depends on What's Burning    KQED In his latest attack on California's forest management policies, President Donald Trump claimed on Tuesday that the solution to the state's punishing wildfire ...

Fact check: Trump thinks California fires cost taxpayers ‘hundreds of billions.’ Here’s the real number - The Sacramento Bee
10/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fact check: Trump thinks California fires cost taxpayers ‘hundreds of billions.’ Here’s the real number    The Sacramento Bee President Donald Trump said this week that American taxpayers spend “hundreds of billions” of dollars on wildfires in California. The actual cost is a lot lower.

Trump blames wildfires on California forest policy and threatens to withhold funds from state - Los Angeles Times
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump blames wildfires on California forest policy and threatens to withhold funds from state    Los Angeles Times Escalating his criticism of California's fire management strategy, President Trump threatened Wednesday to withhold unspecified funding from the state.

The California Indigenous Peoples Using Fire for Agroforestry - Pacific Standard
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
The California Indigenous Peoples Using Fire for Agroforestry    Pacific Standard Prescribed burning is the main tool in the Karuk and Yoruk tribes' agroforestry systems, which encourages proliferation of traditional foods, herbs, and ...

Fire and agroforestry revive California indigenous groups’ traditions - Mongabay.com
10/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fire and agroforestry revive California indigenous groups’ traditions    Mongabay.com In Northern California, the Karuk and Yurok indigenous peoples are burning away decades of forest management practices and revitalizing their foodways and ...

Hard Human Problems Underlie the West's Fire Problem - Bay Nature
10/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hard Human Problems Underlie the West's Fire Problem    Bay Nature Since last year's devastating North Bay wildfires struck a five-county region in Northern California, destroying 44 lives and almost 9,000 homes, the residents, ...

Fighting fire with fire: A Q&A with Kent Lightfoot - UC Berkeley
9/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fighting fire with fire: A Q&A with Kent Lightfoot    UC Berkeley As catastrophic wildfires rip through California, it is easy to forget that flames are not always a thing to fight. At a panel discussion on Thursday Sept. 27, top ...

California Fire Plan Released - State's Road Map For Reducing The Risk Of Wildfire - Sierra Sun Times
9/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
California Fire Plan Released - State's Road Map For Reducing The Risk Of Wildfire    Sierra Sun Times 2017 Railroad Fire in Madera and Mariposa Counties Credit: Madera County Sheriff's Office Read the Road Map September 16, 2018 - The California Fire Plan ...

Fighting Fire with Fire: California Turns to Prescribed Burning - Yale Environment 360
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fighting Fire with Fire: California Turns to Prescribed Burning    Yale Environment 360 A century of fire suppression and historic drought have combined to kill 129 million trees and counting in California's forests. As wildfires rage across the state, ...

Thinning California’s fire-prone forests: 5 things to know as lawmakers approve a plan - CALmatters
8/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Thinning California’s fire-prone forests: 5 things to know as lawmakers approve a plan    CALmatters Lawmakers are looking at legislation to improve California forest management, partly by thinning dead trees. Here's why that's not a simple task.

Environmentalists partially to blame for severity of CA's wildfires, Interior chief says - KCRA Sacramento
8/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Environmentalists partially to blame for severity of CA's wildfires, Interior chief says    KCRA Sacramento With more than a dozen wildfires actively burning across California, the Trump Administration on Sunday charged that environmentalists are partially to blame.

A staggering death toll for firefighters in California's summer of flames - Los Angeles Times
8/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
A staggering death toll for firefighters in California's summer of flames    Los Angeles Times Deadly toll for firefighters during California firestorms.

The Government Is Running Out of Money to Fight California's Wildfires - The Daily Beast
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Government Is Running Out of Money to Fight California's Wildfires    The Daily Beast On Monday, the Mendocino Complex Fire became the largest wildfire in California's history. It's scorched more than 300,000 acres, and has grown to about ten ...

President Trump, these are the real reasons California is on fire - Grist
8/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
President Trump, these are the real reasons California is on fire    Grist This story has been updated. President Trump has finally weighed in on the California wildfires that began last month. But it wasn't to express condolences for ...

Forest Service Chief Talks Need For New Fire Management, Fuel Treatments - OPB News
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Forest Service Chief Talks Need For New Fire Management, Fuel Treatments    OPB News The West is in the midst of another intense fire season. Fires in California and Oregon have claimed lives and homes and burned up farmland. As part of ...

California's deadliest wildfires were decades in the making. 'We have forgotten what we need to do to prevent - Los Angeles Times
10/22/2017 3:00:00 AM
California's deadliest wildfires were decades in the making. 'We have forgotten what we need to do to prevent    Los Angeles Times Historian Stephen Pyne sees no coincidence in the fact that on Oct. 8, 1542 — 475 years to the day before the wildfires began ravaging Northern California ...

Firewise Communities News Items
Wildfire film screening, panel talk focused on protecting community - The Union of Grass Valley
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wildfire film screening, panel talk focused on protecting community    The Union of Grass Valley Grand, expanding smoke plumes resembling an atomic bomb's blast exist mostly in memory. In California, however, those images have been resurrected as ...

7Everyday Hero John Van Doren works to cut wildfire risk in Bailey, Colorado - The Denver Channel
2/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
7Everyday Hero John Van Doren works to cut wildfire risk in Bailey, Colorado    The Denver Channel BAILEY, Colo. — For people living in Bailey, Colorado, images of Paradise, California are never far from their minds. "It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of where ...

Weather conditions spark red flag warning for Nevada County - The Union of Grass Valley
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Weather conditions spark red flag warning for Nevada County    The Union of Grass Valley It's been a beautiful fall so far, with warm, dry, sunny days for weeks on end.But that means that the fire danger that bedevils all of California has not.

‘Neighborhood Fire Watch’ Forms To Reduce Wildfire Risk - CBS San Francisco
9/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
‘Neighborhood Fire Watch’ Forms To Reduce Wildfire Risk    CBS San Francisco MILL VALLEY (KPIX 5) — Recent California wildfires have caused billions of dollars in damages, and residents in some Bay Area neighborhoods have taken fire ...

Firewise landscape planning helps minimize risks of wildfires - Salisbury Post - Salisbury Post
12/8/2017 3:00:00 AM
Firewise landscape planning helps minimize risks of wildfires - Salisbury Post    Salisbury Post By Amy-Lynn Albertson. Rowan County Extension director. In Oregon and Montana this past summer, more than a million acres burned in wildfires. In California ...

Statewide fire fee suspended as part of California climate change deal - Sierra Star
7/20/2017 3:00:00 AM
Statewide fire fee suspended as part of California climate change deal    Sierra Star As part of a climate change deal to help reduce California's greenhouse gas emissions, the controversial state fire fee, which charges rural residents $117 a year ...

Wildfire Publicity Lights Fire Under California Homeowners - Insurance Journal
6/3/2014 3:00:00 AM
Wildfire Publicity Lights Fire Under California Homeowners    Insurance Journal The recent plague of wildfires in Southern California and in neighboring states seems to have more people checking on their homeowners policies – and more.